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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 復讐 (fukushuu)

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Kana: ふくしゅう
Kanji: 復讐
Romaji: fukushuu

Type: noun; verb (復讐する)

Meaning: revenge

Example sentences:

私が復讐をしようと思ったら、そんな復讐の仕方はしませんよ。
watashi ga fukushuu o shiyou to omottara, sonna fukushuu no shikata wa shimasen yo.
Had I to avenge myself, I would not take revenge that way.

誓って申しますが、単なる復讐だったのでございます。
chikatte moushimasu ga, tannaru fukushuu datta no degozaimasu.
I swear it was simply vengeance.

復讐のために大人を殺すことはあっても、平気で子供を溺れさせるなんてことはないわ。
fukushuu no tame ni otona o korosu koto wa atte mo, heiki de kodomo o oboresaseru nante koto wa nai wa.
A man may murder another out of revenge, but he would not deliberately drown a child.

あなたが僕の父に復讐なさったのは当然です。
anata ga boku no chichi ni fukushuu nasatta no wa touzen desu.
You were justified in revenging yourself on my father.

もしあなたが誰かに復讐しなければならないとしたら、それは私に対してです。
moshi anata ga dareka ni fukushuu shinakereba naranai to shitara, sore wa watashi ni taishite desu.
If you owe revenge to anyone, it is to me.

Similar words:

仕返し (shikaeshi)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 报仇 (bàochóu)
Korean: 복수 (bogsu)

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